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    Current Affairs Updates: Nov 30, 2016

    1. Asia’s first and longest cycle highway inaugurated in Uttar Pradesh
    It runs parallel to the main highway, but is separated by a divider which ensures the safety of cyclists.

    2. Astronaut vision may be impaired by spinal fluid changes: Study
    The syndrome known as 'Visual Impairment Intracranial Pressure' (VIIP) was reported in nearly two-thirds of astronauts after long-duration missions aboard

    Parliament of Thailand invites Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to become king

    4. India has recently hosted the 50th anniversary of United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) in New Delhi

    5. Worst coral die-off recorded at Australia’s Great Barrier Reef:
    It is estimated nearly two-thirds of 2,300-kilometre long reef or 700 km stretch of coral in the Great Barrier Reef’s northern part have died in the past nine months. This is the worst die-off ever recorded in Great Barrier Reef and also the largest ever recorded anywhere.

    Great Barrier Reef
    It is the biggest coral reef system in the world composed of over 2,900 individual reefs.
    It is credited as the world’s biggest single structure made by living organisms and is visible from the outer space.

    6. Losar Festival started in Tibet and Jammu & Kashmir.
    Losar is celebrated for 15 days, with the main celebrations on the first three days.
    Losar is Tibetan word for ‘new year’ and this festival is an important social and religious celebration in Tibet, Bhutan and for certain ethnic groups in Nepal and India.

    7. Stripe’s co-founder, John Collison, is world’s youngest self-made billionaire
    As per the report of Forbes, the co-founder brothers of Stripe Inc., Patrick Collison and John Collison, are officially the world’s youngest self-made billionaires after a fresh funding round nearly doubled their San Francisco-based company’s valuation to US $9.2 billion.

    8. International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
    It is a UN-organized observance generally held on November 29 each year to mark the anniversary of resolution 181.

    9. Holland banned on 'Veil' in public places.

    10. General Zubair took over command as new CJCSC.

    11. Gulalai Ismail and Saba Ismail Women of Swabi district, KPK, awarded the prestigious Chirac Prize for Conflict Prevention in Paris.

    12. National Flora and Fauna of Pakistan
    Animal: Markhor
    Bird: Cikor (or Chakur)
    Tree: Diyodar
    Flower: Markhor

    13. Vint Cerf is called “Father of Internet”.

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    12. National Flora and Fauna of Pakistan
    Animal: Markhor
    Bird: Cikor (or Chakur)
    Tree: Diyodar
    Flower: Markhor

    National Flower is Jasmine.
    Imagination is more important than knowledge



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